SMC Gaels
Saint Mary'es College Athletics

Men's Golf

Nick Sako
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Menlo Park, Calif.
High School: Menlo-Atherton
Experience: 3 Letters
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As a Junior (2012-13):  Participated in three events during the season, including the weather-shortened Querencia Cabo Collegiate in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico ... best finish was a tie for 36th in Cabo with a 6-over par 78 ... best round of the season was a 1-over par 73 in the first round of the Firestone Invitational, a tournament also shortened due to weather.

As a Sophomore (2011-12):  Participated in three events during the season and registered a 75.3 stroke average ... finished tied for 22nd place overall at the Saint Mary's Invitational during the fall season ... shot a season-low final round 2-under par 70 ... also participated in the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate and The Duck Invitational ... served as a color analyst for SMC men's soccer on's live video coverage.

As a Sophomore (2010-11):  Did not participate in any tournament events and retains three years of eligibility.

As a Freshman (2009-10): Competed in nine events as a freshman, playing a total of 27 rounds...posted a stroke average of 75.6, with three rounds of par or better...shot a career-low round of 68 (-3) in the opening round of the Pacific Invitational from the Brookside Country club...matched his career-low round with a 68 (-4) second round of the COG Mizzou Intercollegiate when he played as an individual...posted his only top-20 finish with a T12 at the Mizzou Intercollegiate...posted a second round 69 (-3) of the Firestone Invitational to help the Gaels capture the team title...shot 217 at the Mizzou Intercollegiate and the Pacific Invitational for his 54-hole low tournament score for the season.

High School: Carried a 2008 tournament stroke average of 73.8 in 53 rounds…ranked fourth in the Junior Golf Association of Northern California (JGANC), was ranked 11th as a junior by the Northern California Golf Association, and was ranked No. 279 nationally by the Junior Golf Scoreboard…tied for first at the 2009 Northern California High School Finals following a round of two-under par 70 at Butte Creek Country Club…finished first in the NCGA/JGANC Northern California Players Championship…had a quarterfinal finish at the San Francisco City Championship…finished 11th at the Alameda Commuters Tournament…During his high school career at Menlo Atherton HS, he was a four-year varsity letterwinner in golf…was a three-time Peninsula Athletic League First Team selection and was the PAL Individual Champion in 2007…was a two-time PAL Golfer of the Year and was named to San Mateo County Golfer of the Year in 2006, following his sophomore season.


2012-13 Tournaments Date(s) Rounds Scores Par Rank
Saint Mary's Invitational 9/24-25/2012 3 75-76-77=228   +12   t-42nd/84
Firestone Invitational 10/8-9/2012 2 73-80=153   +9   t-57th/90
Querencia Cabo Collegiate 10/14/2012 1 78   +6   t-36th/64
SEASON TOTALS 6 459 Avg. 76.50 +5 -



2011-12 Tournament Date(s) Rounds Scores Par Rank
Saint Mary's Invitational 9/19-20/2011 3 75-77-70=222   +6   t-22nd/83
Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate 2/25-26/2012 3 73-74-75=222   +6   t-52nd/120
Oregon Duck Invitational 3/26-27/2012 3 81-80-73=234   +18   t-69th/80
SEASON TOTALS 9 678 Avg. 75.33 +3 -